Jazz Grammy Winners

16 Feb

Here is a list of the winners from the 2010  Grammy Awards in jazz related categories:

Best Contemporary Jazz Album:

The Stanley Clarke Band

The Stanley Clarke Band
[Heads Up International]

Best Jazz Vocal Album:

Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee

Dee Dee Bridgewater
[Emarcy]

Best Improvised Jazz Solo:

A Change Is Gonna Come

Herbie Hancock, soloist
Track from: The Imagine Project
[Hancock Records]

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group:

Moody 4B

James Moody
[IPO Recordings]

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album:

Mingus Big Band Live At Jazz Standard

Mingus Big Band
[Jazz Workshop, Inc./Jazz Standard]

Best Latin Jazz Album:

Chucho’s Steps

Chucho Valdés And The Afro-Cuban Messengers
[Four Quarters Entertainment]
Esperanza Spalding and Bobby McFerrin hosted the pre-telecast, doing a great skat with bass version of the Freedom Jazz Dance. Esperanza followed that up later that evening by winning Best New Artist of the Year.
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One Response to “Jazz Grammy Winners”

  1. Kelly February 17, 2011 at 7:54 am #

    Its not the jazz category, however, jazz has claimed her, billed her Best New Artist Esperanza Spaulding

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